In light of a changing security environment, the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy (EUGS) started a process of closer cooperation in security and defence. EU Member States agreed to step up the European Union’s work in this area and acknowledged the need for enhanced coordination,
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 20/11/2020
Lina Zettergren is a Judge Referee at the Supreme Court in her native country, Sweden. She joined EUPOL COPPS as a Senior Criminal Justice Expert in October 2019. In her role in Ramallah, she supports changes in the Palestinian criminal justice system, including issues related to fair trials,
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 19/11/2020
The European Commission further expanded its Guidance Note on how COVID-19-related humanitarian aid can be provided to countries and areas around the world that are subject to EU restrictive measures (sanctions). This Guidance now also has a self-standing chapter on Nicaragua.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/11/2020
“Remember why you started,” reads the quote hanging on a wall in the South Mitrovica police station. Whenever Aferdita looks at this simple, yet meaningful adage, she is reminded of her first steps in the Kosovo Police School and her never-ending commitment to the service.
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 16/11/2020
The Council today decided to add eight members of the Syrian regime to the list of persons subject to EU restrictive measures on Syria, in light of their recent ministerial appointments. This decision brings to 288 the total number of persons targeted by a travel ban and an asset freeze. 70 entities
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 06/11/2020
The Council today added 15 members of the Belarusian authorities, including Alexandr Lukashenko as well as his son and National Security Adviser Viktor Lukashenko, to the list of individuals sanctioned in relation to the violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators, opposition
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 06/11/2020
Languages: Français The Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) is a framework for deeper defence cooperation among its 25 participating Member States. It allows Member States to develop defence capabilities and be ready to deploy them together. PESCO acknowledges that partners could bring added
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 05/11/2020
EUAM Iraq Gender and Human Rights adviser Jeff Hoppenbrouwers of Dutch origin shares his views on the fragile social and political situation in Iraq. 1. Can you briefly describe your current position in the Mission and the main areas of work you focus on? I work as the Human Rights and Gender
Author: Publication date: 31/10/2020